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Remarkable Feets: Big Art Director Designs Children’s Book

For the folks at Big, creativity is not an occupation; it’s a preoccupation.

We’re naturally curious, and the looking, thinking, and questioning doesn’t have an on/off switch. And that means the ideas never really stop. Luckily for our clients, we work in advertising. But we don’t live in it.

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Meet the Intern(s): Fall 2015

It’s fall in Alabama, and you know what that means: Age-old football rivalries, seasonal nostalgia, and grandma’s favorite recipes.

But here at Big, it’s out with the old and in with the newest intern.

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Big Receives Five Honors at Southern Public Relations Federation’s Lantern Awards Ceremony

BIRMINGHAM (Sept. 28, 2015) – Birmingham, Ala.-based Big took home a total of five awards from the Southern Public Relations Federation (SPRF) Lantern Awards Ceremony held Tuesday, Sept. 23, at The Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa in Point Clear, Ala.

SPRF Lantern Awards recognize outstanding work in the field of public relations throughout a regional member network in Alabama, North Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi.

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Inspiration for Innovation: What We Learned At Digiday’s Agency Innovation Camp

Last month, we were invited to send three of our rising agency execs to Digiday’s Agency Innovation Camp in Vail, Colorado.

The camp is designed for millennial leaders within the agency to participate in thought-provoking activities centered around the concept of innovation in the evolving media landscape.

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Behind the Brand: The 2015 Sidewalk Film Festival

We’ve been supporters of Birmingham’s Sidewalk Film Festival for a long time.

Hell, our Chief Creative Officer Ford Wiles hawked t-shirts at the very first Sidewalk back in 1999.

This year, it all came full circle as Wiles – along with President John Montgomery – led the charge for a Sidewalk rebranding project.

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What Do Eric Roberts and Jeremy Burgess Have In Common?

The answer: They’re both part of Jeremy’s first film, “Dead Saturday,” which premieres at the 2015 Sidewalk Film Festival.

That’s right, a member of the Big team has made a film with an Academy Award nominee.

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Big Faces: How One Art Director Painted 100 Days of People

When you’ve got a lot of creative people in the workplace, it’s not uncommon to see that creativity manifested when your employees are off the clock.

What is a bit rare, however, is to see creatives exhibit the discipline and adventurousness that our art director Charlotte Wyatt showed us recently.

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Behind the Brand: The Inaugural Sloss Music & Arts Festival

Ask anybody that’s lived here a while and they’ll tell you that Birmingham is a music town through and through.

Problem is, for years now, we haven’t had a major multi-day event to reflect that passion.

That’s why we were jazzed when we were invited to help the folks at Red Mountain Entertainment with a brand new weekend festival—the Sloss Music & Arts Festival.

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Meet the Interns: Summer 2015

Summer is finally here and that means school’s out, the weather is warm, and beach vacations are booked.

But here at Big, it also means it’s time for a couple of new interns to join the team.

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The Biggie Smalls Guide to Content Marketing

Content Rules Everything Around Us these days.

As brands strive to strengthen their digital imprint, content has become essential to capturing—and holding—the attention of your target audience.

In the grand scheme of advertising, it’s a relatively new concept on the surface level. But the essential marketing principles being employed are age-old practices.

We’d like to demonstrate this through Biggie lyrics.

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